Multifamily Building Analyst Training: Spring 2013

March 27, 2013

Get the BPI Certification you need, and still get to work!   Register Now!   If you are an energy professional working in multifamily buildings or just want to learn about multifamily building energy audits, this is the class for you.  GreenHomeNYC’s experienced network of building scientists will conduct classes to prepare you to become a certified BPI Multifamily Building Analyst.   $850 Fee Includes 10 Evening Training Classes. 175 Pages of e-publications, and all powerpoints! (discounts available for NESEA members & GHNYC Volunteers)   The class will be held on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on Thursday nights from 6-9pm starting on April 25;   Paid registrants will be given the exact location.  The class will also include an optional Saturday field class.  AIA Credits pending. Schedule: 4/25 – Intro to Multifamily Building Efficiency; Fuel Analysis 5/2 – Building Science, Combustion Science, Combustion Chemistry 5/9 – Central Heating Plants: Steam and Hydronic Boilers 5/16 – Central vs. Non-Central Heating of MF Buildings; Building Envelope 5/23 – Health and Safety 5/30 – Water and Domestic Hot Water 6/6 – Lighting, Appliances, other Electric 6/13 – Psychology: Owner-Tenant-Cooperator-Maintenance Issues 6/20 – The Walkthrough: What Do We Need to Record and Look At   BPI Certification Exam costs additional $350 should you choose to become certified (optional): Location and date TBD   Register Now!                 About our lead instructor:  F.L. Andrew Padian has 30 years of experience in the unique building science of multifamily buildings, with an emphasis on the affordable housing sector. He has performed detailed energy analysis on thousands of buildings across the country, providing recommendations for energy and water efficiency, comfort, durability, and health & safety for both new and existing buildings.  


“Whether your focus is energy auditing, real estate development or building management, this is a valuable certification that will change the way you look at buildings, and poignantly delivered with the Padian flare!”

– Christopher Mahase, Director of Sustainability, NYC Housing Preservation & Development


“GreenHomeNYC’s MFBA class prepared me for the BPI Multifamily Buildings Auditor certification and allowed me to meet some amazing people currently working in New York’s green industry. The instructor brought with him a wealth of real-world experience that really drove home the concepts of multifamily building science and helped me to obtain my certification, which was key to me getting hired in the industry.”

– Mary Tchamkina, energy auditor, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration – Weatherization Assistance Program


“The MFBA class is taught by Andy Padian who is truly passionate about the material. You cannot help but feel excited about the lecture topic as his energy transfers to the class even after a long day at work. This class has real value to anyone who takes it. It is full of interesting learning and networking.”

– Ruth D. Ayalon, BPI-MFBA, Mechanical Engineer Steven Winter Associates, Inc.